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Candela Tapas & Lounge

15 Lebanon St, Hanover, NH 03755-2124
+1 603-277-9094
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (37 reviews)
“empanadas” (13 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
15 Lebanon St, Hanover, NH 03755-2124
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Candela’s is a gem! From the delicious specialty margarita to the surprising frosted agave cosmo the drinks were exceptional. The tapas likewise were enhanced by exceptional Puerto Rico inspired combinations of flavors and herbs. The tacos were excellent. A very good value, overall and highly...More

Thank reeech
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We had the empanadas, tostones, yucca, rice and beans, tuna, Brussels sprouts, mushrooms, fish tacos, flan, and dulce de leche ice cream. Everything was superb. If you been to Puerto Rico, then you are familiar with some of these dishes. But the preparation and added...More

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 18 December 2017

The food is amazing! We had never been to a tapas restaurant before and we were not sure what to expect. We had such a great night and ate enough for 6 people! We will definitely be going back.

Thank Catrina W
Reviewed 11 October 2017

we selected an array of small plates with a pitcher of sangria and they were all nicely prepared and tasty. The owner pitches his favorite Puerto Rican family dishes, but be strong enough to make your own choice. Good vibes, good time.

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Our daughter's softball coach told us about this place otherwise we wouldn't have know it was there (we were dropping her off and didn't have much to go on) but we thanked her profusely for letting us know about it. My husband is a Mojito...More

Thank DawnShip
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Loved the tapa by Chef Darren with chicken, shrimp and steak! Cheese board is always a great way to start a meal!

Thank halljc
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great tapas bar and resteraunt run by a hard working Spaniard. If you are looking for a authentic tapas bar you will find it here . Good service ,food, and location. Try the pork belly and fish tacos.

1  Thank mundfunk
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Friendly wait staff. Limited beer offerings this night. Can order wine by glass. Tapas was very good. Service was quick but not rushed. Ambience as expected for a college age clientele.

Thank Francis M
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Good food and wine, nice atmosphere, easy to share three tapas for 2, plenty to go around. The salad was surprisingly good!

Thank Irish1997
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

For a small town in New Hampshire these tapas are fine, but this restaurant is VERY overpriced even when compared to resort city tapas like San Juan or Miami Beach. For two people, two cocktails(total not each) no wine and 4 tapas our bill came...More

Thank Brrvermont
James V, Owner at Candela Tapas & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

As a concerned and hands on owner I take every critical or unfavorable review very seriously. In this case I have to disagree with this reviewers comments that we are very overpriced or to expensive. First of all our average price for our Tapas is...More

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Judy S
6 April 2015|
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Response from James V | Property representative |
Hello! We do have some great Vegetarian options like Yuca Root Fries Salad Varieties Puerto Rican Style Red Beans & Rice with Butternut Squash and Sweet Plantains Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Sundried Tomatoes, Walnuts, Basil... More
22 December 2014|
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Response from MatureTravelers778 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I think this one has to be answered by the establishment itself. Never can tell what the Holiday will bring.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Lebanon St, Hanover, NH 03755-2124
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Hanover
  • Phone Number: +1 603-277-9094
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